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Giving the recovery point objective some respect

Accurate recovery point objectives are essential for the recovery and restoration of systems in the time expected, but they are often neglected within business continuity and disaster recovery plans. Robert S. Emmel explains what RPOs are and how they can be calculated using various factors.

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Revamping the business continuity profession

Charlie Maclean Bristol, FBCI, FEPS, looks at the current challenges facing business continuity managers; explains why traditional business continuity practices are becoming less relevant; and provides some positive ideas for how the profession can develop its role.

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Including resiliency and incident response in the risk equation

Most risk equations include the standard approach of probability and impact. Nowadays, with the changing threat landscape, a new approach to the risk equation should be looked at. In this article Adesh Rampat explains why adding resilience and incident response to the risk equation provides a more useful and measurable metric.

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